# Solving One-Step Equations

```6th Grade Weekly Skill Sheet: #12
Name ______________________________________
Date _________________
Solving One-Step Equations
For numbers 1-2, determine whether the given value is a solution for the equation. Show ALL work.
Answer by circling yes or no.
1)
9 – g = 5 for g = 3
Yes
2)
No
q
= 14 for q = 28
2
Yes
No
For numbers 3-6, use inverse operations to solve for the variable. Show ALL algebraic steps.
3)
5)
s + 8 = 17
2
h=6
7
4)
w – 8.01 = 14
6)
32 = 4x
6th Grade Weekly Skill Sheet: #12
For numbers 7-10, write and solve an equation for the given situation.
7) Paige’s parents gave her \$50 to buy a new pair of sneakers. After she buys the shoes, she has
\$3.50 left. Write an addition equation to find out how much money the shoes cost.
8) Taylor gets on an elevator and goes down 4 floors. She exits on the 18th floor. Write a subtraction
equation to find out what floor Taylor originally entered the elevator.
9) On Earth, objects weigh 6 times what they weigh on the Moon. A robot weighs 84 pounds on the
Earth. Write a multiplication equation to find out how much the robot weighs on the Moon.
10) Four friends go out to lunch. They decide to split the bill evenly and pay \$10.72 each. Write a
division equation to find out how much the total bill was.
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